community development

Since the early 2000s, Uganda has placed an emphasis on bottom-up development by NGO’s and microfinance. The ‘people-centred’ approach to poverty alleviation and community development allows active participation and self-determination absent in the traditional market and state top-down models that discouraged popular participation and alienated citizens.
Participatory rural appraisal is a citizen-centred method of development. The process empowers locals by including them directly in the issue identification and evaluation process and, in many cases, in the final implementation and post-construction monitoring.
Community development associations are voluntary, non-governmental groups who ‘develop’ or ‘improve’ a local area and its population by providing basic services such as health care, education and other forms of social development
Il fine del progetto partecipato 2015 di Calice e Rialto (Savona) è quello di “definire azioni e progetti utili alla gestione e valorizzazione del territorio sulla base di un piano di sviluppo sostenibile condiviso” (EMA, 2015, p. 13). Il progetto ha preso avvio il 17 giugno 2015 con la prima...
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This case documents the work of the Community Committee of El-kfoor village, which improved government transparency and accountability by acting as a key communication channel between the El-kfoor Community Development Association (CDA) and community members. The CDA and community members collaboratively solved pressing environmental sanitation and waste management issues.
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A forum-style meeting hosted by two community organizations to discuss the rise of honour-killings of women and girls in Pakistan.
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